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yesterday. blowing snow created near-whiteout conditions in duluth. and several cities declared know emergencies, including minneapolis and st. paul. >>> also snowplows and shovels are still working nonstop this morning to clean up from that monster blizzard that pummeled the northeast over the weekend. >> hamden, connecticut, is buried under 40 inches of snow. take a look at this incredible photo from nearby trumbull, what one woman saw as she opened her front door. abc's tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, cleanup continues across the northeast. it will take days to recover from this massive blizzard. >> it's horrible. when you do shovel your driveway, the plows come and put the snow back on to the driveway. >> reporter: utility crews are working around the clock to restore power to those left in the cold and dark. >> we have no power, no heat, no electricity, no nothing. >> reporter: clearing snow-filled roads has been a difficult task. an army of plows worked on the long island expressway. one of new york's busiest. at the height of the storm, some drivers h
seeing them run this morning. the city is just stream lining public transportation. they want people to have an easy, safe and happy celebration. a hopeful win, a hopeful look forward to a parade here in our fair city. reporting live in san francisco, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> thank you, kira. we do indeed hope there is something to celebrate. you can see lots of red and gold in the streets of new orleans as the 49er faithful make their way to the superdome. that's where abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is joining us live. katie, i know you have run into scores of niner fans there in the big easy. >> they are everywhere, carolyn. i know you are one of them and i have a surprise for you as promised. i got you that 49er t-shirt. actually looks a lot-like this. it might be this one exactly. i might have to go back outism took it because i liked it so much. you have great taste. this is popular among the leads. a lot of people wearing it. also hats, jerseys, beads, t-shirts, every manner of 49er fan is showing share colors in new orleans just in time for the big game. ♪ >> in new or
tell players look. you're coming into new orleans there is a lot of distractions. it's a party city. stay out of trouble. don't say anything you're going to regret. don't do anything you're going to regret, then, have you young chris culliver walks into it and you get a story that is broken out. now, as mentioned he was surrounded by reporters and yes, did he apologize. >> i'm sorry i offended anyone that. was very ugly comments. it's not what i feel in my heart. i can hopefully learn and grow from this situation. >> in addition to trying to put out the fire today, 49ers owner jed york addressed a number of other topics. 49ers at one point hosting a super bowl in the baif area, construction is underway. that is pro jektd to be completed for 2014 season. nfl announced 2016 super bowl will be played either in santa clara or miami. now, it's just a matter of time before the bay area hosts >> due to the sound check i did not feel comfortable taking a right after this skpik wanted to make him, and my country proud. >> as for the big game she's not revealing about the show or who might be
school to help climbing enrollment. our media partner reports the menlo park city school district could re-open the former o'connor school on elliott drive this time for 2014 school year. right now a private school leases the campus. the school district is projecting 8 percent rise in enrollment the next 10 years and a meeting will take place next week. a san bruno elementary school will close the scene end of the school year after a battle to save it fell short. the school board debated until midnight before voting to chose the elementary school to ease a $1.5 million deficit. it was located at site of the 2010 deadly gas explosion. it was not closed last year because the kids had been too much. only 65 students attend the school. some will be transferred to a mile away at beyond muir elementary. >> a controversial pill women take to prevent pregnancy. but, first, a valentine's day protest by same-sex marriage couples. >> we have 680, tail lights headed southbound, and traffic volume is picking up, and traffic is weather, together, next. >> we are back at ten minutes after the hour, wi
with news out of the city. former new york city mayor ed koch has died. he was the face of the city in the '80s. known worldwide for a feisty style and for helping to rescue new york from near financial ruin. he died this morning. he was 88 years old. >>> we turn now to the price of gas, about to set a record for this time of the year. numbers out this morning have shown that prices have risen 13 cents in the last two weeks. the national average, $3.46 per gallon. you can blame a slowdown at refineries and the rising cost of crude oil. >>> and we're getting our first major read how the economy is faring thus far. 157,000 jobs were created. fewer than the economists had expected. the unemployment ticked up slightly. raising from 7.8% to 7.9%. >>> and a $30,000 reward is now being offered following the brazen murder of an assistant district attorney near dallas. mark hasse was ambushed by a masked gunman, shot five times while walking into court. investigators believe he may have been targeted for investigating the aryan brotherhood. >>> we have a developing story south of the border.
destroyed right now. >> reporter: two of those lives were johnny and johnice dupree. he's the city's mayor and is alive today because he hid in a closet. >> i think god is testing us. >> reporter: across the street, the pittman brothers have no insurance and will lose the home that's been in their family for generations. so, your dad's ashes were -- >> they were in the front living room. >> reporter: did he die recently? >> yes sir, about two months ago. >> reporter: wow. maybe he was watching over you guys. >> maybe so. he had to be, i know somebody was. >> reporter: and there's still more severe weather on the way. potentially heavy snow and bitter cold for much of the east by the week's end. steve osunsami, abc news, hattiesburg, mississippi. >> thank you, steve. >>> and now, we have an update for you on the manhunt in california for chris dorner, the former cop accused of targeting fellow police officers and their families. tonight, more than 700 tips have streamed in. there is still a $1 million reward, the biggest in lapd history. abc's pierre thomas has the latest right now. >> repo
, as authorities in four states search for the driver of that range rover, police here in sin city are trying to calm nerves. thursday's shooting marks the fifth violent incident on the popular vegas strip since december. >> this is something you never really, really ever want to explain as a parent, to lose a child -- >> reporter: and police are continue to look surveillance video this morning, trying to look for clues that will lead them to the shooter. amy? >> all right. >>> sam is tracking the latest weather. >>> good morning, everyone. not just that snow, ice and cold that you're talking about. more than 1100 miles worth of storm from the great lakes all of the way to the gulf coast. we'll start with one of the tornadoes in mississippi. you can see it in the light area. the twitter pictures. the idea four tornadoes possibly in that zone, three have been reported. we're looking at storm damage that's eeril similar to tornado damage. strong, gusty winds. in one part of texas, a woman, a 74-year-old woman was killed when a tree limb from that storm came down on her home. on to the north, yo
sighting of former los angeles officer christopher dorner led police to evacuate this lowe's in the city of north ridge on sunday. but still, there is no sign of the suspected killer. and police are banning together to offer an incentive. >> collectively, this group, led by my office, is posting a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to mr. dorner's capture. >> reporter: police say the reward is high because the stakes are so high. >> every day that dorner is loose, the likelihood of an attack on either a uniformed police officer or a family of a police officer is likely. >> reporter: police suspect the 33-year-old fugitive and a week-long reign of terror that left three people dead. in a lengthy online manifesto, dorner made claims against the lapd, saying it was corrupt and racist and vowed war against former colleagues and their families. the police chief said he is reopening the 2007 case that resulted in dorner being fired. but not to appease dorner. >> if there is anything to what he says or anything new he brings up in his manifesto, we'll deal with it and deal with
of speed on the highway. >> meantime, san francisco is cracking down on one of the city's biggest land owners. academy of art university being given deadlines to comply with land use laws or face stiff fines. xÑ academy of art university has grown from 68,000 students to 11,000 along the way it's acquired property to house and teach students, now owns 41 properties across 12 neighborhoods. but the planning department says half are in violation of land use laws and that this school was put on notice seven years ago. >> policy has been if a client is trying to come into comply yens we want to allow them to do shah that. we have been doing that for a long time. >> the planning director gave the university a series of deadlines to meet. or face penalties of $26,000. another one was on track there is a minor point but i'm confident we'll get it done. >> land use issues include using buildings skond for commercial business as a school. other murder -- murder is completing an environmental impact report. university says the delay is in part because it kept growing and changing lawyers over f
city, held the job for 12 memorable years left his mark. here is what he told "the new york times" in 2007. >> i loved the job. people loved me. we were a great match. i had sworn, on one occasion i said, at the western wall, i would never run for anything else because i wanted to be mayor for life. >> a larger than life figure, ed koch died of congestive heart failure at the age of 88. >>> tonight as millions of american families are getting ready for the super bowl weekend, one family has a happy dilemma. harbaughs, john and jim brothers, coaching the opposing teams. today, they made a little bit of history and abc's josh elliott is in new orleans. josh? >> reporter: that's right. here in new orleans it is the ultimate taste of sibling rivalry, two brothers separated by a mere 15 months, leading their respective teams now into the biggest of games which means tussling over 100 yards of turf and really, family bragging rights. they shared the world stage today. the first time ever rival super bowl coaches held a joint press conference before the game and definitely a first for br
protecting cops. this man is a threat to every person in los angeles. >> reporter: a city in fear is fighting back, offering a $1 million reward for dorner's capture and conviction. police have received more than 700 tips, including one that led them to this lowe's sunday night. the shooting spree began about a week ago when monica kwan and her fiance were shot to death in a parking lot. an alleged execution by dorner, who was angry at her father. a former los angeles police captain. >> to have your family targeted because they're related to you? that is absolutely terrifying. >> reporter: abc news learned that a man claiming to be dorner has called kwan's father to taunt him, telling the grieving dad he should have done a better job protecting his daughter. police have vowed to catch dorner, but for now the city can only hope the shooting doesn't start again. pierre thomas, abc news, los angeles. >> here's the scary part of this story. there are still 50 police officers whose families are being guarded. their family as are being guarded. we are talking about a force, how big and the police o
this boy out. abc's gio benitez is in midland city, alabama, again tonight. >> reporter: five days into this dramatic standoff, we're learning that hostage-taker jimmy lee dykes has been in constant contact with negotiators. letting them send things to that little boy held hostage, 5-year-old ethan. through a pipe leading to the underground bunker. >> he's also allowed us to provide coloring books, medication, toys. and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's very important. >> reporter: it's unclear what kind of medication, but the boy reportedly has adhd and a form of autism. police don't think that dykes has physically harmed the boy. but we know that he has been crying. the bunker has an electric heater. but below the surface, there are near-freezing temperatures. we have learned in a bizarre twist that dykes has questioned that a reporter be sent into the bunker to speak to him. last tuesday, it was just like any other school day. little ethan was sitting in his favorite seat in the front of the bus. >> i looked up. he was threatening to kill us all. he said,
in a century. the warnings could not be clearer. >> stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: a snowstorm that hit the great lakes with snow and ice is joining another storm in the south to form a monster nor'easter. as many as 23 million people are in the path. some coastal areas hit by hurricane sandy are in the bull's-eye of a prolonged storm. some of sandy's survivors still living in tents on new york's staten island will have to move. floods threaten the northeast shoreline for thousands of miles. it's a dreaded sense of deja vu. along the new jersey shore. >> i think i'm going to have to move my things upstairs and see what happens. >> in case it floods? yeah. >> reporter: salt truck and plow operators from pennsylvania to maine are ready for a long haul. >> it will probably be a long four days. you know? which is tough on anybody. >> reporter: fears of power outages sent people to the supermarkets to stock up. sales of generators are brisk, and travelers have been changing plans, rebooking flights to avoid agonizing airline delays. >> they relaxed their po
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of president assad, becomes a city under siege. it is a dirty war, in a crucial country. just look at the map. the chaos engulfing syria threatens to spill over into iraq on one time, israel and lebanon on the other. a nightmare scenario for the u.s. the united nations now estimates that 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting, though no one really knows. a u.n. commission called for war crimes investigations of both sides. assad's government, which has sought to crush the rebellion, and the rebels, who are seen as warlords, gangsters, and religious fanatics who regularly post videos of beheadings and other atrocities on youtube. damascus is quiet. no one really walking around. 5 million people hunkered down as the terrible war that's tearing their country apart has arrived here. in fierce battles raging in the city's suburbs. syria's many minorities live in terror of jihadist takeover of their country. before we came here, we visited christian refugees from syria who fled to beirut. they said they were forced out of their villages by muslim fundamentalists, ethnically cleansed. they s
the inauguration lip-synch dust-up and what to expect on super bowl sunday. >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with cynthia mcfadden. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden, and tonight, exposed online. websites where private, intimate photos of unsuspecting women are up loaded without their knowledge for anyone to see. it's called revenge porn, and it's frequently the work of jilted ex-lovers or hackers. the intention to shame and humiliate. but now, a group of women is fighting back, going after one website, its host, and even its fans. here's abc's juju chang. >> reporter: these women are seeking justice against a sliver of x-rated cyber sites known as revenge porn where people post explicit photos of their exes out of spieste. >> i thought people have real porn to look at with consensual women. >> reporter: m >> reporter: mariana told us she had just turned 18 when she sent photos to her sweetheart. how did he get you to take the picture? >> he was like i love you, i would never do that, i would never want to share you with anyone. and now five years later, it's coming
it to the people. the community meeting in oakland that city officials hope will help make a difference. abc7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> that breaking news us out of santa clara county where crews rescued two people after their car careened off the cliff. it happened on state highway 130 in santa clara county. hill -- lillian kim is there. >> the tow company is here to tow the car all the embankment. just around the curve is where the car went over the edge. you can see the tire tracks on the highlyside. emergency crews say the passenger got out of the car on his own but the driver was trapped. it's unclear what caused them to drive up the road but witness says he was going uphill when he lost control. 25 emergency personnel converged to help with the rescue effort. it wasn't easy. the whole process took about two hours for crews to bring the driver of the car up to safety. they say it took a lot of rope and a lot of manpower. >> we had to bring him up the hill using hauling systems we have. that's why we had so many personnel on scene. these rescue take a lot of personnel, a lot of hauling, just
going broke, we're not going to be able to afford it. number two, the people who -- >> and the city always saying that they're going to contribute -- >> but, remember, we're -- >> we are here and will be bringing them into the system which mostly means -- >> but why don't we talk about those -- >> how about the legal immigrants, how about the legal hispanic immigrants, do you think it's good for them to have 20 or 15 million people compete for their jobs when they came to america for an opportunity? >> it also is a -- >> that's a small -- >> reforming the legal -- reforming the legal immigration system is on the table in the gang of eight bill. it has to be on the table. business support requires just common sense requires that we not simply say, 11 million people who are here illegally, okay, we'll deal with your status, and we're not going to fix any of these other problems. >> that has to be the last word. we have to take a break. more roundtable ahead including the president's latest move. what does this picture prove exactly? plus all the early buzz over tonight's super expensi
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